Professor André Roux has been the Director of the Institute for Futures Research (IFR) at the University of Stellenbosch since 1996. He also lectures on economics and futures thinking on numerous programmes at MBA and executive education programmes.

In this episode he talks about what futurists do and his views on alternative future scenarios. As an economist and futurist, how does he think COVID-19 will impact the world? 

You can find Professor Roux at the University of Stellenbosch. You can find Professor Roux at the University of Stellenbosch thinking about future scenarios without making predictions.

 

Marek Zmysłowski is a Polish-born Entrepreneur, Investor, Advisor, Speaker, Bestselling Author.

He co-founded Jumia Travel – Africa’s Biggest Hotel Booking Portal listed on NYSE as part of Jumia Group and HotelOnline.co – a Travel Technology Company. In 2014, he was chosen as one of the Ten Most Important People in Tech by IT News Africa Magazine. 

https://marekzmyslowski.com/

Twitter - @marekchinedu

This episode features two guests from two continents and working in two different fields. Maria Yolanda Nlang is a data scientist from Belgium. Dean McCoubrey helps learners acquire digital life skills.

Dean is the Founder of MySocialife (https://www.mysocialife.com), Owner of Mediweb South Africa and Editor in Chief of LuxuryTravelEditor

https://www.mysocialife.com/; Twitter - @MediawebSA; LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/deanmccoubrey

Yolanda is a Senior Consultant at EY (Data Scientist) and the Founder of Nátch (a platform that promotes tech amongst women).

linkedin.com/in/maría-yolanda-bile-nlang-b049574b

Mushambi Mutuma, CEO, Author, Speaker and Tech Entrepreneur

Mushambi has over 12 years of experience building brands and businesses across Africa and the US. His company focuses on African engagement in tech and digital industries. In this episode he talks about COVID-19, Tech, Entrepreneurship and Innovation. You can connect with him on the following channels

http://www.mushambimutuma.co/

Twitter - @mushambimutuma

 

John Lombela, Blockchain and Crypto Advocate

 

In this episode John gives a masterclass on blockchain and cryprocurrencies. He is a graduate of Tshwane University of Technology, the University of Liverpool and the Anglia Ruskin University. If you ever wanted to know about blockchain in detail then this is the episode for you. 

Twitter - @JohnLombela

https://johnlombela.com/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnlombela/

 

 

Josh is a Computer Programmer, Serial Entrepreneur, Futurist and IoT Evangelist.

He is the President of Internet of Things Network Hub (IoT Network Hub Africa) Africa, the fastest and largest growing Tech community in West Africa, with chapters in Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda and Gambia.
Josh is also the Founder of Entrepreneurs Network Hub, a community envisioned to bring all aspiring, budding and serial entrepreneurs with grit who are self-motivated to be the next generation change makers in Ghana and the Africa Continent.

You can connect with Josh on Twitter - @joshoaotoo

David Kamunyu is an independent, self-taught video game developer and the owner of the Kenya based Broken Helmet Entertainment studio. 
 
If you have ever wonder about the process of building a video game from scratch then this is the episode for you. Press Play and enjoy the conversation.
 
Twitter
@davidkamunyu

 
#4IR #FourthIndustrialRevolution

Tunde Badmus is the Black Panther of Digital Marketing. He is among the top intellects and martial artists of the world, a veteran marketer, and a member of the Google Digital Garage.

 

Tunde started from humble beginnings having invested in a small Internet Cafe, then running a blogging site to now being well on his way to building a full technology company with ambitious goals. Press play for a journey into the 4th Industrial Revolution.

Twitter - @tundebadmuss

LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/tunde-badmus-44673153/

https://sparksomething.com.ng/

 

Enrique Serrano Aparicio (Spain), is an IT Engineer, Speaker and Entrepreneur. He is on https://enriqueite.com/ and on Twitter - @EnriqueITE

Our second guest couldn't be more different. Her name is Fadila Ahmad Abdulrazaq (Nigeria and Ghana). She is the founder of www.africanslivingfully.com. She focuses on the future of work, lifestyle design and travel. You can reach her on fadila@africanslivingfully.com; Website: www.africanslivingfully.com; Social Media handles: Instagram: Fadila_AAhmad; Linkedin Fadila Ahmad Abdulrazaq 

Professor Ian Louwrens holds two doctoral degrees: one in applied mathematics and one in theoretical physics. His alma materae are Johns Hopkins University and Lomonosov Moscow State University. His business focuses on business analytics and economic development.

In the episode we explore the meaning of Artificial Intelligence, mathematics and the practical implications of the 4th Industrial Revolution on the African continent. Press play to hear his views on COVID-19, AI, Robotics etc. You can reach Professor on the following sites;

http://thepleiadesgroup.co.uk/home.html

https://www.linkedin.com/company/thepleiadesgroup/?trk=ppro_cprof

#dataanalytics #artificialintelligence #4IR

 

 

 

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